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University Research Company:Centre for Human Services   |   Jinja, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Grants Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The Grants Officer will work closely with the Grants team to manage grants provided to health units supported by the project. This includes the accurate maintenance of a tracking record of grantee expenditures and advances, reviewing grantees’ financial reports, building financial management capacity among grantees, ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations, and orienting grantees on sub-grant requirements.


  1. Work collaboratively with other members of the grants management team to develop and implement grants management systems.
  2. Carry out the financial reviews and project audits processes of grantees to ensure compliance with donor requirements
  3. Follow up on accountabilities from sub-grantees in a timely manner to necessitate processing of additional funding.
  4. Work closely with the Finance team in developing plans/budgets for the financial needs of sub grantees.
  5. Work collaboratively with the other grants management team members in overseeing sub-grant functions and coordinate preparation of grant agreements, monitoring of grant periods and close out of the sub-grant awards.
  6. Work closely with other URC USAID’S RHITES EC staff members in developing and carrying out annual work plans.
  7. Review liquidation reports from sub-grantees.
  8. Prepare sub- grantee reports and submitted them the Grants Manager, Finance & Admin Director and to the URC Headquarters.
  9. Ensure budgetary controls of grantees and provide technical assistance to recipients, as required by the program.
  10. Implement policies and procedures around the administration and monitoring of grants, and procedures designed to comply with donor regulations.
  11. Work closely with the members of the grants management team to put in place a consistent- hard copy / electronic filing structure and system for financial information and contracts related to grants.
  12. Provide mentoring and training to sub-grantees/ building financial management capacity of sub-grantees.
  13. Work collaboratively with the Program Managers to meet program goals.
  14. Ensure proper interpretation and application of donor procedures and regulations.
  15. Provide support in tracking and reporting of financial performance of grants.
  16. Work closely with Grants management team to establish tools to track supervision visits to partners and provide necessary updates to technical teams.
  17. Perform other duties as assigned

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Jinja
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Grant and fund management; Compliance; Financial analysis; Financial reporting; Project Financial Management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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University Research Company:Centre for Human Services

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 50-100 people

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving people's quality of health care, social services, and education. With our non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC currently manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

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